Peter Michael Escovedo

About Peter Michael Escovedo

Who is it?: Percussionist
Birth Day: July 07, 1961
Birth Place: Alameda County, California, U.S., United States
Also known as: Peter Michael Escovedo III
Occupation(s): Musical director, percussionist
Instruments: Percussion
Associated acts: Pete Escovedo, Juan Escovedo, Sheila E., Coke Escovedo, René Escovedo

Peter Michael Escovedo

Peter Michael Escovedo was born on July 07, 1961 in Alameda County, California, U.S., United States, is Percussionist. Peter Michael Escovedo III is an Emmy Award nominated American musician. He started-off in the music industry as a percussionist but later garnered recognition as music director and producer, songwriter, singer and television personality. Escovedo is part of the prolific Latin Jazz performers ‘E. Family’, where he shares music ensemble with his father, brother and sister. He joined leading singers such as Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey and Tina Turner on their world tours as a music composer. Escovedo’s popular television shows as music director include Martin Short Show and Wayne Brady Show. He has arranged music for popular performers such as Mos Def, Stevie Nicks, Barry Manilow, Luther Vandross and Justin Timberlake. In his latest outing, Escovedo featured as a percussionist on Sixty Two Fifty, the remake of a song written by Willie Bobo and featuring on the most awaited studio album of Gallagher. His latest outing is the new E. Family CD featuring other accomplished artists and bands such as Prince, Joss Stone, Gloria Estefan, Earth Wind & Fire, Israel Houghton and Raphael Saadiq. Peter Michael Escovedo is the biological father of famous celebrity Nicole Richie, adopted legally in her childhood by Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda.
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Currently, Peter Michael Escovedo is 59 years, 11 months and 18 days old. Peter Michael Escovedo will celebrate 60rd birthday on a Wednesday 7th of July 2021. Below we countdown to Peter Michael Escovedo upcoming birthday.

Popular As Peter Michael Escovedo
Occupation Musicians
Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 07, 1961 (Alameda County, California, U.S., United States)
Birthday July 07
Town/City Alameda County, California, U.S., United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Peter Michael Escovedo’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Peter Michael Escovedo was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Escovedo is the biological father of television personality Nicole Richie. As Peter and Karen Moss could not afford to provide for her financially at that time, they let her move in with Lionel Richie and Brenda Harvey at the age of three. In 2003 she told People "My parents were friends with Lionel," and "They trusted that they would be better able to provide for me."


In 2014, Peter Escovedo was invited along with his father Pete and his brother Juan, by Producer Gerry Gallagher to record with Latin rock legends El Chicano as well as Alphonse Mouzon, Brian Auger, Alex Ligertwood, Siedah Garrett, Walfredo Reyes Jr., Ray Parker Jr., Vikki Carr, Marcos J. Reyes, Lenny Castro, Salvador Santana, Marcos Reyes, and David Paich and is featured on percussion on a remake of a song co-written by Willie Bobo called Sixty Two Fifty, which is featured on Gallagher's most recent studio album due out in 2017.

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